1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark
Notes for course 41629
The course on Innovation in Product Development attempts to identify and understand the nature of innovation and product development and their important factors. The course takes both a theoretical and a practical approach and employs a mix of lectures, project work and group discussion. Format The core of the course is based upon case-studies, videos, lectures from industrial guests and related textbooks. A range of topics are focused upon in the various sections of the course and through a combination of lectures, class discussions and presentations from the students, we try to reach deep insight. Course content The following aspects of innovation in product development are considered: - Humans and products - Needs and products - Product life - Teams creating products - Products creating business - Product development models - Organising product development - Product development tools - The future of product development.
; Innovation; PD methods; Design for X; Product and service development; Product life cycle design; Product/service-system; Product/Service-Systems; PSS; Service design